E-commerce to be key growth driver for lifestyle brands; Hindi speaking consumers ignored by luxury brands: Marketers
Management consulting firm Technopak president Saloni Nangia said the next decade would define winners in the digitally creative world. She added that game-changers in the coming decade would be disruption of traditional business models, customer centricity, product experience and collaborative supply chain.
China limits number of rides drivers can offer through car-pooling services
A Didi Chuxing representative said that the market leader will limit the daily number of rides drivers can offer on Hitch according to guidelines of cities where the service operates.
Uber India plans free doctor access, micro loans for drivers
'Uber Plus' is an effort in that direction and will enable our driver partners to access greater benefits during their everyday journeys," said Prabhjeet Singh, Head of Cities, Uber India and South Asia.
Delhi odd-even scheme: Cab drivers plan stir on November 11
"This time there is no surge pricing during the oddeven scheme and cab drivers have to bear the brunt of it as they are working very hard but unable to earn any extra money. In fact, the drivers are running their cabs at peak hours with high traffic but getting the usual fare," said Kamaljeet Gill, president of Sarvodaya Drivers Association of Delhi.
Six teams, 30 drivers to take part in inaugural X1 Racing League
Team Hyderabad (Blackbirds Hyderabad) was the first to pick in the draft which started off with India’s International racers in the first round. They chose Akhil Rabindra. The next to pick was Team Bengaluru who chose Arjun Maini after which Team Mumbai (Mumbai Falcons) went on to choose Arjun’s brother Kush Maini.
How this taxi driver lives on his own terms with little financial protection, support or security
There are small chit funds that the taxi drivers operate among themselves. This taxi driver finds it most useful. The money is safe among friends. Each one gets a lump sum whenever there is the need. He draws his chit when he goes home on vacation.
Another truck driver shot dead by militants in south Kashmir
On October 14, two terrorists, including a suspected Pakistani national, shot dead the driver of a truck having Rajasthan registration number and assaulted an orchard owner in Shopian district. The driver was identified as Sharief Khan..
Organisations have become better at planning their talent needs strategically rather than responding tactically: Mario Ferraro
Many Asian organisations still work with a limited number of policies, relatively fewer assignees, less segmentation and typically most of the assignees are from headquarters.
Shopian orchardists panic after truck driver's murder
Two of the suspected militants boarded the truck and directed Khan to drive it towards the highway. “After a few metres, Khan rammed the truck into a wall. The militants then asked him to block the junction leading to the highway,” a police official told ET.
Uber to offer subsidised healthcare for drivers, delivery staff
Through this partnership, driver and delivery partners will be able to get medical assistance at a nominal cost for self and up to five family members.
Anti-Citizenship law protests rage on in NE, Bengal
Schools and offices remained shut in Guwahati, officials said. Suspension of internet services across Assam was extended for 48 hours till December 16 to prevent misuse of social media in disturbing peace and to maintain law and order in the state, additional chief secretary (home and political department) Sanjay Krishna said.
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